‘Friends of the Royal Band of the Guides’

27 Nov.'15
- 20:00

Since its creation in 1832 as the Musique Particulière du Roi, the identity of the Musique Royale des Guides has rested on the following foundations: its structure of complete wind orchestra backed by a unique corps of buglers, its classical repertoire originating from a unique heritage of works composed or arranged specifically for it, the talents of its musicians, and, last but not least, a succession of prestigious conductors.

Baron Nothomb, Honorary Ambassador and
President of the NPA « The Friends of the Royal Symphonic Band of the Belgian Guides »
kindly invites you to attend

the Gala Concert organized under the Patronage of
General Gérard Van Caelenberge,
aide-de-camp of H.M. the King and Chief of Defense,

on the occasion of the Celebration of the King


Tribute to Bernstein including music by American composers

  • Overture to ‘Candide’ - Leonard Bernstein
  • El Salon Mexico - Aaron Copland
  • Rhapsody in Blue - George Gershwin

Soloist: Liebrecht Vanbeckevoort
6th Prize of the 2007 International Queen Elisabeth Contest


  • On the Town - Leonard Bernstein
  • La Fiesta Mexicana (3rd Movement: Carnival) - Herbert Owen Reed
  • West Side Story - Symphonic Dances - Leonard Bernstein
  • Slava overture - Leonard Bernstein
  • Tribute to the Guides (March for the 25th anniversary of the NPA) - Yves Segers
  • March of the 1st Guides Regiment - Jean-Valentin Bender

The Royal Symphonic Band of the Belgian Guides
will be conducted by
the Director of Music, Captain Yves Segers

For the benefit of the charity associations of Defense
and of Conservamus (non-profit association supporting the Royal Conservatory of Brussels)

Practical information


Henry Le Boeuf Hall

Rue Ravenstein 23 1000 BRUSSELS